Episode 6820

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Episode 6820 was broadcast on 7 May 2018, as part of Series 78.

Toby McDonald played Simon Cluskey, with Toby McDonald winning 104 – 71. The Dictionary Corner guest was Dr Phil Hammond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: In Round 12, though this would have made no difference to the outcome of the round, Dictionary Corner did not mention that Cluskey's offering of GOATED was invalid.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Toby McDonald Score Simon Cluskey Others Max.
1 NVCOAELUS CLONES 6 – 6 NOVELS CONVULSE, LACUNOSE*, VACUOLES* 8
2 IDSKALOME MODALISE 14 – 6 SMOKED MELODIAS* 16
3 25 5 8 7 6 4 → 351 351
(8 + 6) × 25 + 5 − 4
24 – 16 351
(8 + 6) × 25 + 5 − 4


26
TTT STOLELIPS People have been droning on about this form of aircraft for a while. PILOTLESS
4 DYTSIEUDE EDITED 24 – 23 TEDDIES DEIDEST*, STUDIED 33
5 MBDIOATER MEDIATOR 32 – 23 ABORTED 41
6 75 7 4 9 2 1 → 119 119
(9 + 2) × 4 + 75
42 – 33 119
9 × 4 + 75 + 7 + 1


51
7 NGCIUATOS COASTING 50 – 41 CAUTIONS AGNOSTIC, AUCTIONS*, AUTOINGS*, COATINGS*, COTINGAS*, SCOUTING* 59
8 AEINTHUWR HAURIENT 58 – 41 WHITEN TARWHINE*, WHARENUI* 67
9 100 4 7 1 2 5 → 821 821
(100 + 2) × (7 + 1) + 5
68 – 51 821
(100 + 2) × (7 + 1) + 5


77
TTT THIEFLESS If the thief was carrying less weight, he may have been able to get away. FLESHIEST
10 OIAGPMIRF AMIGO 68 – 57 IMPAIR ORIGAMI 84
11 TRNEIURES REUNITES 76 – 65 RETINUES UNRETIRES 102
12 UEAOGRTDL OUTRAGED 84 – 65 goated ☓** OUTGLARED 120
13 PMFEIOBUS PIOUS 84 – 71 IMBUES BIOMES, IMPOSE*, MOBIES*, POMBES*, POMEIS*, UMPIES* 126
14 25 50 7 9 4 1 → 995 995
(50 + 25 + 1) × (9 + 4) + 7
94 – 71


136
15 USEDFORCE REFOCUSED
(4.5 seconds)
104 – 71 146
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